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B. Leighton (#46833641)
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Bio Photo I have done limited research for every person in the Bean Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, Maine. This cemetery started out on part of land owned by the Leighton family and was, at first, a family cemetery. If you want to know more about any person interred there, send me a message and I will give you what information I have for them. I am in the process of writing a book to share this information. Since I have limited time to work on it, I don't know when it will be completed. If you see anything that I have added that is incorrect or if you have more information on anyone, please do let me know. In no way do I think that I am any kind of "expert" on this. I do, however, research every piece of information for myself - I have seen the results of someone assuming things or taking for granted that what they see or read in random places are
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Cheryl Miller
RE: Lydia Leighton
Dear B Leighton. Thank you for the link for the marriage. The only thing is doesn't give are the parents' names... Which would be awesome!

David Leighton, according to my research, could be a descendant of Thomas Leighton and Elizabeth Nutter, and Elizabeth Nutter was the daughter of Hatevil Nutter of Dover, New Hampshire. There is a book published about Hatevil Nutter. It lists his children, including Elizabeth as marrying Thomas Leighton. But no children are listed in this book of Thomas and Elizabeth.

There are family trees on that would indicate this lineage to be true... However, I take trees on with a grain a salt...But I need documentation :)

That said, I am a descendant of Hatevil Nutter through another child... Can't recall right now... So it is very exciting to make another connection to Hatevil.

Added by Cheryl Miller on Jun 28, 2014 12:46 AM
Cheryl Miller
RE: Lydia Leighton

I believe Lydia Rogers to be the sister of Ruth (Rogers) Prescott based on the birth record I found on

When I search using the parents names, John Rogers and Mary or Polly (as I believe these were her two names), I found a grouping of children born to them in Mount Vernon.

The above link provides a DATE OF BIRTH that matches the DATE OF BIRTH on your memorial for Lydia.

This is the only firm fact I have.

The linkage to the Leighton family is quite significant if in fact she was married to David Leighton.

I hope to discover more!

Thank you!

Added by Cheryl Miller on Jun 18, 2014 1:27 PM
Paula Towne McRonald
My Great Aunt
My Great Aunt was Lois Bean Pospisal. My Grandmother, Hildred, was her sister.
Added by Paula Towne McRonald on May 17, 2014 5:21 PM
Paula Towne McRonald
RE: Samuel Gilman
That is where I was told by my Great Aunt Lois that they were buried. I assumed she had checked. One of her hobbies was documenting cemeteries for various Gen. Societies. In the 70's so may have become unreadable since.
Added by Paula Towne McRonald on May 17, 2014 5:19 PM
Cristie Hope
Alonzo Carson grave stone picture
Thank you for posting the picture of Alonzo Carson's grave stone. His sister Fannie was my great great grandmother.
Added by Cristie Hope on May 05, 2014 3:43 PM
Joseph F. Dolloff
Thanks for logging the other side of your family! maybe we can share info!!
Added by Joseph F. Dolloff on Apr 17, 2009 3:01 PM

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